The Matador Sandwich

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Recipe: #39503

September 11, 2022

Categories: Sandwiches

"Fernando Ruiz, creator of the "The Matador" sandwich was the Winner in the National Sandwich Idea Contest, Dallas, Texas."

Original is 6 servings
  • Guacamole


  • Serving Size: 1 (855.1 g)
  • Calories 763.7
  • Total Fat - 24.4 g
  • Saturated Fat - 10 g
  • Cholesterol - 78.2 mg
  • Sodium - 2846.1 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 76.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 12 g
  • Sugars - 13.7 g
  • Protein - 63.2 g
  • Calcium - 667.9 mg
  • Iron - 8.8 mg
  • Vitamin C - 20.8 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.7 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Toast bread (being careful, not to over-toast); lightly butter.

Step 2

Place 4 ounces of roast beef on each of 6 slices of toast. Top each with 1 slice of Monterey (or Pepper Jack) and Cheddar cheese. Heat under broiler until cheese begins to melt.

Step 3

Place lettuce leaf and 2 red onion slices on each of the remaining toast slices. Top cheese slice with 1/3 cup of Guacamole. Serve both slices open faced per plate where person can finish assembly themselves or assemble it directly and plate.


Step 4

Combine all ingredients (make it at the time the sandwiches are made to prevent it from getting brown).


No special items needed.

1 Reviews


I love a good sandwich. My husband is the guacamole lover, so he ate that part. I made the sandwich in the skillet because it's so hot; I just melted the cheese that way. I did purchase the guacamole. This was a yummy, melted sandwich. It was comfort food.


(17 Aug 2023)

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